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Dear Prospective Student:
Thank you for your interest in furthering your education and career opportunity here at Simpson Academy of Cosmetology (hence forth referred to as SAC). We are very thankful you chose SAC, it is our goal to provide you with superior academic and practical achievements which will prepare you for a successful future in the cosmetology industry, as well as an accomplished business professional.
We emphasize the importance that knowledge and professionalism plays an important role in our industry. At SAC we take pride in our craft, and we are excited to inspire our Training Professionals to take pride in our industry as well thru hard work, dedication, passion, and love. When you successfully complete our program, you will not only be prepared for the basic for the basic fundamentals of Cosmetology, Esthetics, Instructor, or Manicuring, but you will also have all the tools necessary to build yourself as a career driven individual. Once again, I would like to thank you for considering SAC to further your education. Our team looks forward to serving you in a professional and courteous manner. It is our privilege to prepare you for a promising career in cosmetology. Please let us know if we can provide you with further information about our student programs. All programs taught and contracts are in the English language.
To help us complete your enrollment application we will need the following documents: ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS (All courses are instructed in English) A candidate for admission to SAC must provide:
1) Proof of age (government issued photo ID/DL)
2) Social Security Card
3) Proof of Education (High School Diploma/ GED/ Transcript that reflects high school graduation)
4) $270 Registration & Student Permit fee
5) Student Instructor applicants must hold a current Arkansas Cosmetology license
6) Transfer students are accepted and granted full credit for hours completed at another school. However, they must complete a “request of hours” form with the former school to have the certification of hours sent directly from the State of Arkansas Department of Health - Cosmetology Section
Applicants must be at least sixteen (16) years old. A Birth certificate is needed if student is under the age of 18 and must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian to co-sign your contract. If diploma is foreign, verification must be performed by an outside agency, that is qualified to translate documents into English, and confirm the academic equivalence to a U.S. high school diploma. Students wanting to enroll in the Instructor Course must provide a current Cosmetology license and must be 21 years of age.
SAC does not recruit students attending an institution of similar study.
Geniese Simpson, Owner/Director
Full time students attending 30-40 hours per week usually complete the 1500- hour program in 10-12 months. Upon completion, the student receives a diploma. One (1) clock hour= 60 minutes. The primary purpose of the Cosmetology Course is to train the student in the basic manipulative skills, safety judgments, proper work habits, and desirable attitudes necessary to pass the State Board examination and for competency in job entry level positions in Cosmetology or related career field.
Full time students attending 30 hours per week usually complete the 600- hour program in 6 months. Upon completion, the student receives a diploma. One (1) clock hour= 60 minutes. The primary purpose of the Manicure Course is to prepare students for their state board licensing examination. Once they've successfully completed this course, the student will be able to correctly practice sanitation and sterilization procedures as well as perform all phases of manicuring skills, including manicuring, pedicuring, hand and arm massage, nail art and advanced nail techniques. Students will be able to comprehend, analyze and integrate theoretical knowledge as well as practical skill. These graduates will be prepared for entry-level employment in a beauty or nail salon.
Full time students attending 30 hours per week usually complete the 600- hour program in 6 months. Upon completion, the student receives a diploma. One (1) clock hour= 60 minutes. The primary purpose of the Instructor Course is to train the licensed cosmetologists to be Professional Instructor’s, you’ll be responsible for shaping the future of the beauty world and guiding emerging artists. Our areas of emphasis include how to teach theory, evaluating student performance and examinations, preparing students to pass the cosmetology state board examination, and much more.
Full time students attending 30 hours per week usually complete the 600- hour program in 6 months. Upon completion, the student receives a diploma. One (1) clock hour= 60 minutes. The primary purpose of the Esthetics Course is to train the student in the basic manipulative skills, safety judgments, proper work habits, business skills, and desirable attitudes necessary to obtain licensure and for competency in job entry level positions in Esthetics or a related career field.